a military unit having its own headquarters and consisting of two or more regiments, squadrons, groups, or battalions.
a large body of troops.
a group of individuals organized for a particular purpose:
a fire brigade; a rescue brigade.
History/Historical. a convoy of canoes, sleds, wagons, or pack animals, especially as used to supply trappers in the 18th- and 19th-century Canadian and U.S. fur trade.
to form into a brigade.
to group together.
With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford
The Colored Regulars in the United States Army T. G. Steward
a formation of fighting units, together with support arms and services, smaller than a division and usually commanded by a brigadier
a group of people organized for a certain task: a rescue brigade
to organize into a brigade
to put or group together
noun (Austral) any of various acacia trees (as modifier): brigalow country Historical Examples Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell Journal of an Expedition into the […]
a bandit, especially one of a band of robbers in mountain or forest regions. Historical Examples Life and adventures of Frank and Jesse James J. A. Dacus Carmen Prosper Merimee Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 Various Carmen Prosper Merimee Men’s Wives William Makepeace Thackeray Virgin Soil Ivan S. Turgenev History Of Ancient Civilization Charles […]
a bandit, especially one of a band of robbers in mountain or forest regions. Historical Examples Aunt Jane’s Nieces Abroad Edith Van Dyne Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8 Various The Philippine Islands John Foreman A Literary History of the Arabs Reynold Nicholson Capitals Frederick W. Hamilton The […]
a flexible body armor of overlapping steel plates with an exterior covering of linen, velvet, leather, etc. Historical Examples The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16) Richard Hakluyt Guy Fawkes William Harrison Ainsworth South London Sir Walter Besant noun a coat of mail, invented in the Middle […]